No Increase $$ for Military Spending!

The 2019 Pentagon budget is already $716 billion and now Trump is proposing a nearly five percent increase, bringing the total “national security” (aka military) 2020 budget to a revolting $750 billion, including billions for the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal and Trump’s border wall. Meanwhile, communities in the U.S. struggle to meet basic human needs and maintain infrastructure.

The American public wants a Green New Deal, a Medicare for All health system, and free college education for our nation’s youth. How can we afford these programs? The answer is simple: Chop the Pentagon budget and put the “savings” into these critical programs that would truly make our nation more secure.

Tell Congress to reject Trump's 2020 Pentagon budget.

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The Trump administration is proposing an increase of almost 5 percent for the Pentagon, bringing its budget to a whopping $750 billion. Yet the agency failed an audit of its spending in 2018. Military spending fuels endless wars and stimulates new conflict, including regime change in foreign states. Corporate weapons manufacturers lobby to ensure inflated military spending that does not benefit society but serves to enrich a small number of corporations.

Trump wants to increase Pentagon spending while slashing funds for basic needs. Over forty percent of U.S. residents are either poor or low-income and cannot afford decent health care, food, or housing. We also face a dire environmental crisis that demands a reorientation of our funding priorities.

As your constituent, I want a Green New Deal, a Medicare for All health system, and free college education for our nation’s youth. How can we afford these programs? The answer is simple: Chop the Pentagon budget and put the “savings” into these critical programs that would truly make our nation more secure. I ask you to reject Trump's Pentagon budget. Please bring our tax dollars home to our communities, where it is sorely needed.

Thank you.

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Angel Sánchez
Jeffrey Arnold
Pablo Herrera
Rachel Pirani
Frances Dunham
Eileen Criwley
Gail Moriarty
Rola Said
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Eliud Lopez
Robert Kolkebeck
S. Perry
Ann Kelly Kelly
paula moats
sofia Okolowicz
Maria Farina
Maria Carmen Pedroza
Fabian Medina
Ryan Clark
John Bartlett
Paulette Finnegan
Sherrie Burson
Doug Yamamoto
Paul Kay
Giuliano Albertini
Magdalena Barba
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  • Angel Sánchez
    signed 2019-04-10 17:38:01 -0400
  • Jeffrey Arnold
    signed 2019-04-10 16:41:06 -0400
  • Pablo Herrera
    signed 2019-04-10 16:12:02 -0400
    We need to dramatically reduce our military spending and use our resources for the American people—education, infrastructure, medicare-for-all, social programs, developing a green economy, etc.
  • Rachel Pirani
    signed 2019-04-10 13:05:28 -0400
  • Frances Dunham
    signed 2019-04-09 23:50:06 -0400
  • Eileen Criwley
    signed 2019-04-06 08:27:08 -0400
  • Gail Moriarty
    signed 2019-04-05 12:48:57 -0400
  • Rola Said
    signed 2019-04-05 09:48:37 -0400
  • Voting Green in a Red State🌹🌻 🍀
    @Irene34799239 tweeted link to this page. 2019-04-04 18:12:50 -0400
    I just told Congress to reject Trump’s proposed Pentagon budget. No 5% increase for the Pentagon for more endless wars! Keep our tax dollars at home for health care, food, shelter & money for a #GreenNewDeal. #DivestFromWar. Via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/militaryspending?recruiter_id=778780
  • Voting Green in a Red State🌹🌻 🍀
    signed 2019-04-04 18:12:42 -0400
  • Eliud Lopez
    @ELopes29343908 tweeted link to this page. 2019-04-02 08:11:26 -0400
    I just told Congress to reject Trump’s proposed Pentagon budget. No 5% increase for the Pentagon for more endless wars! Keep our tax dollars at home for health care, food, shelter & money for a #GreenNewDeal. #DivestFromWar. Via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/militaryspending?recruiter_id=777505
  • Eliud Lopez
    signed 2019-04-02 08:11:13 -0400
  • Robert Kolkebeck
    signed 2019-04-01 17:27:30 -0400
    CUT military spending. Eliminate invasions, coup plotting, & occupatipns!


    Disarm nukes!


    Shut down nuke plants!


    #StopTheWar #FreeChelseaManning #FreeAssange


    #TrumpPenceMustGo
  • S. Perry
    signed 2019-04-01 17:22:28 -0400
  • Ann Kelly Kelly
    signed 2019-04-01 11:37:07 -0400
  • Ann Kelly Kelly
    @Ak1234_5 tweeted link to this page. 2019-04-01 11:36:43 -0400
    I just told Congress to reject Trump’s proposed Pentagon budget. No 5% increase for the Pentagon for more endless wars! Keep our tax dollars at home for health care, food, shelter & money for a #GreenNewDeal. #DivestFromWar. Via @codepink https://www.codepink.org/militaryspending?recruiter_id=763727
  • paula moats
    signed 2019-04-01 01:01:11 -0400
  • sofia Okolowicz
    signed 2019-03-31 16:14:57 -0400
  • Maria Farina
    signed 2019-03-29 13:04:45 -0400
  • Maria Carmen Pedroza
    signed 2019-03-28 03:04:23 -0400
  • Fabian Medina
    signed 2019-03-27 20:47:07 -0400
  • Ryan Clark
    signed 2019-03-27 17:37:29 -0400
  • John Bartlett
    signed 2019-03-27 15:00:11 -0400
  • Paulette Finnegan
    signed 2019-03-27 13:18:54 -0400
  • Sherrie Burson
    signed 2019-03-26 09:39:11 -0400
  • Doug Yamamoto
    signed 2019-03-26 01:33:54 -0400
    More money for healthcare, housing, education and infrastructure not death and destruction
  • Paul Kay
    signed 2019-03-25 14:40:32 -0400
    Trillions and trillions of dollars spent for these military exploits around the globe on behalf of the profiteers over the past twenty years is both outrageous and criminal to the American taxpayers, when these dollars could have been much better spent at home and without question is sorely needed to the lack thereof. We the People have spoken – Quit it!
  • Giuliano Albertini
    signed 2019-03-25 05:31:23 -0400
  • Magdalena Barba
    signed 2019-03-25 01:04:22 -0400
  • K H
    signed 2019-03-24 20:16:12 -0400
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